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7 things I learned from the 2018 Singapore Post AGM

2017 was a tumultuous year for Singapore Post (SingPost) as it suffered a S$185 million impairment loss on TradeGlobal amid accusations of serious lapses in corporate governance surrounding the acquisition of the e-commerce provider. The previous board, except for two directors, was removed and a new CEO was appointed after the incident. At the 2017 […]

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8 things I learned from the 2018 Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust AGM

On 25 May 2018, Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust was renamed Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust following the completion of the acquisition of six freehold office properties located in Japan. Mapletree North Asia Commercial Trust (MNACT) now owns nine retail and office properties located in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, Chiba, and Yokohama. As of […]

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The Fifth Person wins best independent investment website at SGX Orb Awards

The Fifth Person is honoured to have won best independent investment website in the ‘GoTo.com’ category at the inaugural SGX Orb Awards organised by the Singapore Exchange (SGX). The award recognises the independent investment-related website or financial blog that most empowers investors to make educated decisions with their money. The Fifth Person chief editor, Adam […]

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Frasers Commercial Trust has posted 4 consecutive quarters of falling revenue, what next?

Frasers Commercial Trust (FCOT) is a Singapore-listed REIT that owns office buildings and business parks located in Singapore, Australia, and the UK. After FCOT posted its Q2 2018 results on 20 April, its share price fell from $1.48 to a low of $1.35 on 21 May – a drop of 8.9% over a matter of […]

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12 things to know about Jardine Matheson before you invest

Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited (SGX: J36) is a conglomerate with multiple business interests located across the Asia-Pacific. Presently, it derives income from the following subsidiaries: 100% shareholding of Jardine Pacific 100% shareholding of Jardine Motors 84% shareholding of Jardine Strategic (SGX: J37) As I write, Jardine Matheson is amongst the top 30 constituents of the […]

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8 things I learned from the 2018 First REIT AGM

First REIT is a Singapore healthcare real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in healthcare and healthcare-related real estate assets throughout Asia. Managed by Bowspirit Capital Corporation Limited, the REIT has a portfolio of 20 properties across Asia: 16 properties operating under the Siloam Hospitals Group in Indonesia, three nursing homes in Singapore, and a […]

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12 things to know about First REIT before you invest

First REIT listed on the SGX on 11 December 2006 as the first healthcare REIT in Singapore. It owns hospitals, nursing homes, and rehabilitation centres located in Indonesia, Singapore, and South Korea. As at 31 March 2018, First REIT’s portfolio is valued at S$1.35 billion. In this article, I’ll bring an overview of First REIT’s […]

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PropNex IPO – 4 quick things to know before you invest

PropNex Limited is the latest stock initial public offering (IPO) on the Singapore Exchange. Shares of the home-grown real estate service group debuted at 68.5 cents on Monday and rose as high as 22% in its first day of trading before closing at 71.5 cents. The 2.125 million shares offered for public subscription was subscribed […]

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